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New Jewish Ambulance in Brooklyn ‘For Women Only’

21 Sivan 5774 – June 19, 2014
Finally, a Jewish woman giving birth can have women 'only' helping her in the ambulance -- at least in Brooklyn.

Chief Rabbinate Tests Female Kashrut Supervisors

8 Iyyar 5774 – May 8, 2014
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel today (Wednesday) administered the first official certification exam for women who wish to become kashrut supervisors.

My Park

26 Adar I 5774 – February 26, 2014
I grew up a few blocks from the Ramat Gan National Park, a man made urban park, which isn't really national, with a nice,...

Uproar over Jewish Candidate’s Refusal to Shake Hands with Women

19 Adar I 5774 – February 18, 2014
When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.

Jewish Fashion Magazine Targets Orthodox Women

It could be Vogue or Elle. But it’s Hadar Magazine. In English, “hadar” means “glorious.”

No More Lies, Sec. Kerry, There Is No ‘Existential Threat to Israel’

25 Shevat 5774 – January 26, 2014
No danger of the Jews becoming a minority in the combined area of Judea, Samaria and the pre-1967 Israel.

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

8 Tevet 5774 – December 10, 2013
A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.

Why Must Jewish Women Wear So Much Black and Gray?

24 Kislev 5774 – November 26, 2013
Not honoring your own voice begins to erode who you are and what you have to offer in this world.

I’m a Feminist and the Women of the Wall Don’t Represent Me

27 Heshvan 5774 – October 31, 2013
The Israeli government was respectful enough to offer Reform Jews their own location at one of the holiest sites in Judaism in order to pray as they please.

Saudi Women Fined for Gross Traffic Crimes, Such as Driving (Video)

24 Heshvan 5774 – October 28, 2013
Women drivers are so terrible in Saudi Arabia that police fine any woman they see. Their crime is driving. Threats of fines kept the “women’s driver protest” to a mere trickle.

Who by the Sword, Who by Wild Beasts, Who by Hunger, Who by the...

16 Heshvan 5774 – October 19, 2013
This past month several dozens of jihad organizations operating in Syria came to the conclusion that the disagreements among them harm their fighting cause and strengthen Asad.

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

7 Heshvan 5774 – October 10, 2013
Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

Fertility Problems? Join the ‘Breakfast Club,’ Researchers Say

2 Heshvan 5774 – October 6, 2013
Why go through complicated procedures to help fertility when a Breakfast of Champions might solve the problem, says Israeli researchers. Eat well in the morning and multiply the earth.

Kotel Rabbi Gives Up and Tells Haredi Girls: Ignore Women’s Minyan

30 Tishri 5774 – October 3, 2013
The Western Wall Rabbi told Haredi girls to – in effect – let the Women of the Wall pray as they wish. An analogy to “let sleeping dogs lie” would be taken the wrong way.

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

29 Tishri 5774 – October 2, 2013
The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

Israeli Organization Empowers Arab and Druze Women

8 Tishri 5774 – September 11, 2013
Haifa’s Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center promotes peace and the human rights of women.

Adultery and Marriage: a Jewish Approach to Monogamy

16 Elul 5773 – August 21, 2013
Promiscuity may be necessary among some species for survival, but that does not mean that these creatures like it.

Defense Minister Ya’alon: Assad Has Lost Control

According to rebel sources in Syria, the number of dead as a result of the chemical gas attack on a suburb of Damascus has topped 1,300, including women and children.

Spain’s New ‘Fornicators’

15 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
The imam had threatened to burn down the woman's house because, according to him, she is an "infidel" as she works outside of the home, drives an automobile and has non-Muslim friends.

Garin Tzabar: Helping Lone Soldiers Feel At Home In Israel

Israel’s Garin Tzabar program, supporting ‘lone soldiers’ with no family in Israel, recently welcomed close to 360 young women and men from around the world into its care.

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